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All right -- back to politics that set it once again rejecting President Obama -- jobs bill.
This time in a test vote on a teacher hiring measure it was a 5050 tally that's well short of the sixty votes needed to break a filibuster.
Before the vote Florida senator Marco Rubio had this to say.
Now the next 24 hours you're gonna find just one more chapter in this absurd political theater where the president offers a so called jobs bill.
It basically it's cause it to me it's son of stimulus.
That stimulus 2.0.
I -- -- President Obama is blaming bill's failure on Republicans a number of Democrats also voted no on -- -- Is chairman of the Democratic Governors Association governor thanks for being -- And in my honor thank you for having me okay so it's not just Marco Rubio who's saying this many Republicans are saying this is basically just a second.
Stimulus they say that the first one didn't live up to its promises so what's different this time -- Well what's different this time around is that we have an economy that for the first time since 2000.
Five has actually put forth twelve months in a row of net positive job growth.
That's the goodness look.
Here's the problem now for every two new jobs created by the private sector.
We are losing one job in the public sector that's teachers that's police that's firefighters.
Because of this bush recession and because of what that has done to local revenues.
So this was an important piece of the American jobs act.
And I think that the president needs to continue to fight.
The fight is going to be about investing in infrastructure in order from modern economy to create jobs we need to make modern investment and right now we are under capitalized -- the job creation potential of America you know and.
So I started truck I want to hit -- what you said about that public private difference because Republicans also say.
It because this plan this plan as a non starter for them because it would tax.
Over one million dollars -- they say that those are the private small businesses.
They would actually end up being hurt and -- the engines of the economy let's listen to what.
Mitch McConnell how He phrased it.
-- proposal through British.
In order to send money down to stage.
-- they don't have to lay off state employers.
Okay see you hear him he's saying that private businesses are going have to pay for the public employees your response -- that's what they always say.
But it's simply not true.
The number of -- of small businesses that actually leave report under that.
Under that format of media income -- -- very very very small small percentage the truth of the matter is the only thing the modern day new era Tea Party Republican congress cares about.
His protecting tax cuts for the very wealthiest 1% of our citizens who now have by the way.
More than 40% of the nation's well look at their theory worked.
In creating jobs we have jobs falling from the sky now.
Because of all of the wealth it's now concentrated in the 1% of the Tea Party Republican.
Multi donor base.
That's not the way a real economy well I -- make investments to create jobs thanks so much for coming and governor Martin O'Malley I would your perspective we'll see what happens next week when it turns to infrastructure -- thanks very.
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